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What devices can I use to watch NOW?

You can stream NOW on a huge range of devices. So whichever NOW Membership you've got, there are loads of different ways to get stuck in.

Not a NOW member yet? Join in and start your membership.

Check below to see if your device is supported:

Set-top boxes and streaming devices
Select to see clever boxes, sticks and other devices that plug straight into your TV.

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NOW Devices

  • NOW Smart Stick 
  • NOW Smart Box with 4K and Voice Search
  • NOW Smart Box with Freeview
  • Black NOW Box

Got a white NOW Box?

White NOW Boxes are no longer supported, so you won't be able to stream NOW or use any of the other apps on your device.

To continue enjoying your NOW Membership and access your apps on your big screen, why not Grab a NOW Smart Stick to plug straight into your TV?

 

Other set-top boxes and devices

2nd or 3rd generation Apple TV are no longer supported. You can continue watching until 27 May 2021 if you've already got the NOW app installed. Got a 4th gen Apple TV? You'll need to make sure you're using the new version of the app. Find out more
  • Roku boxes and streaming players: All models
  • Chromecast
  • BT TV Box
  • YouView box.

Good to know Older YouView boxes that look like those below (model numbers DTR-T1000, DTR-T1010 and Talk Talk's DN370T box) are no longer supported.

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Smart TVs
Select to see TVs that come with the NOW app already installed or available to download.

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LG

  • Selected Smart TV models

Keep in mindNOW hayu membership isn't available on any 2012 or 2013 models, plus some 2014, 2015 and 2016 models. The NOW app is no longer supported on LG NetCast TVs.

Samsung

Keep in mindNOW isn't supported on the Samsung Serif range of TVs.

Sony

  • 2016 models and later

Keep in mindOnly Sony Smart TVs running Android OS 8.0 or later are supported.

Hisense

  • All Roku TV models

Amazon Fire TV edition

  • JVC – 4K (2019), HD/FHD (2020): LT-32CF600, LT-40CF700, LT-43CF700 models
  • Technika/Bush – 4K (2020)

Not supported at the moment: Panasonic or Toshiba Smart TVs

Tablets and smartphones
Select to see which mobile devices you can download the NOW app on.

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Android

Find out if you can watch NOW on your Android device

Apple iOS

  • iPhone: 5S and later
  • iPad: 5th generation or later, plus iPad Air and iPad Mini 2 or later
  • iPod Touch: 6th generation or later.

All devices with iOS 11 or later are supported. 

iOS 9 & 10 are no longer supported

The NOW app no longer supports iOS 9 or 10. If your iOS device is running on 9 or 10, you'll still be able to watch for as long as the app works for you, but you won't receive any updates like new features and bug fixes.

If your device supports later iOS versions, we recommend you update to 11 or later.

 

Keep in mindYou can't use AirPlay to stream or mirror NOW from any iOS device.

Windows

Find out how to watch on a Windows tablet.

Not supported at the moment: Windows smartphones, Kindle Fire HD

Laptops and computers
Select to find out how to watch NOW on your PC or Mac.

 

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You can stream NOW on your Windows PC or a Mac by downloading the NOW Player.

Windows

Follow these steps to get the NOW Player on a Windows PC or laptop.

Keep in mindYou can no longer stream via the Windows 8/10 app – you'll need to download the Player to watch.

Mac

Follow theses steps to get the NOW Player on a Mac.

Not supported at the moment: Chromebook

Games consoles
Select to see which games consoles the NOW app is available on.

 

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  • Xbox One

    Keep in mindThe NOW app might not work if you're taking part in the Xbox One Update Preview.

  • Xbox Series X/S
  • PlayStation 4
  • PlayStation 5.

 

Not supported at the moment: Nintendo Wii

 

Got a NOW Sports Mobile Membership?

You can only stream your mobile membership on supported iOS or Android smartphones.

 

Can I stream NOW on my Sky box?

You won’t be able to stream NOW on your Sky box.

If you want to stream movies, shows and sport on your big screen, why not check out our NOW Smart Stick?

 

Start watching

Got one of the devices above? Find out how to get started.

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